Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt was recently honored by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties.
Stoudt graduated from Georgia State University with a business administration degree before moving to Longview. He is a 40-year resident of Longview and an experienced, successful businessman. He is happily married to Suzanne, a teacher in Longview ISD. He also has one daughter, Cameron a practicing Veterinarian at Equine Surgery in Bryan College Station.
Stoudt has a stellar record in community service.
He has served as director or chairman in many organizations including:
Longview Economic Development Corporation
Gregg County Appraisal District
City of Longview High Education Council
Cherokee Water Company
Regions Bank
University of Texas-Longview Campus
Boys & Girls Club of East Texas
He currently serves as a Trustee of the Centurion Club, a non-profit cooperative foundation that provides financial assistance to the families of East Texas Police Officers killed in the line of duty.  In addition, he is an active member of the Rotary. Stoudt worships at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview.
The Children’s Advocacy Center that honored Stoudt is a nonprofit organization dedicated to children who are entering the justice system due to suspected sexual or serious physical abuse or have witnessed a violent crime.
According to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg & Harrison Counties they conducted:
296 interviews in 2009
385 interviews in 2010
210 of those children made an outcry of abuse
52 of those clients had sexual assaults exams
45 are receiving ongoing mental health services
The mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison Counties is to lessen the emotional trauma to children by coordinating multidisciplinary investigation, assessment, prosecution and treatment of child abuse.
Several advocates and sponsors joined in recognizing Stoudt and giving to the Center and they include AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co., Longview Regional Medical Center, Martin Gas, R & K Distributors, Cammack & Strong P.C. in Austin, Perry Reed & Company.

Keith Honey, external affairs manager, AEP SWEPCO; Suzanne, and husband, Judge Bill Stoudt